Legacy Modernization – Let’s Get Real!

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LegacyModernization - Let's Get Real

Two things happened on Monday that left me shaking my head, wondering just what the hell is going on in the US government when it comes to legacy modernization. It’s not just the US government, or government generally, this applies much more broadly and is something we’ve touched on in the past. The first head shaker was the visit of … Read More

COBOL to MVC – C#/.NET or J2EE/Java

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COBOL Modernization

In our last post, The Silver Tsunami – Out with the Old, and in with the…, we highlighted the three main options available for dealing with legacy systems: migrating, wrapping and modernization. With a specific focus on COBOL based systems, we concluded that both migration (lift-and-shift from, for example, mainframe to a Windows environment: COBOL to COBOL) and wrapping (adding … Read More

Integritas Solutions to Deliver Application Modernization Services Based on Morphis

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We’re delighted to announce that Morphis and Integritas Solutions have signed an agreement that enables Integritas to deliver application modernization services based on Morphis’ technology platform. This licensing agreement will enable Integritas to independently market, sell and deliver modernization services and resell the Morphis platform. Integritas Solutions is a CVE Service Disable Veteran Owned Business that specializes in helping organizations … Read More

Madrid in June

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expo: QA 17 Morphis logo

Have you ever been to Madrid? If not, we have the perfect reason for you to go. And what better time than June? Before the heat of the summer really takes effect, and with the 400th anniversary celebrations for Madrid’s Plaza Mayor in full effect, this is also the 80th anniversary of the first showing of Picasso’s Guernica and Madrid … Read More

Kuscos Application Analysis

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So you have an application that you think/know is suffering from technical debt and is in need of some sort of attention. But you don’t know the condition of the application, how complex it is, how well written and, therefore, have no clue as to the best course of action. Do you refactor it? Can you? What about modernizing it? … Read More

Has Time Ran Out On Gartner?

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Has Time Ran Out for Gartner?

Technical debt. Business value. Non-functional requirements. Extensibility. Functional requirements. Business processes. Skills shortages. Systems of record. Systems of differentiation. New market entrants. Cloud. Hybrid cloud. Containerization. Refactoring. Non-invasive modernization. And on… No, I’m not keyword stuffing, nor do I think the end is nigh for Gartner (just to clear that up), but I have spent most of today trying to … Read More

Legacy Systems – What’s In A Name?

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Shakespeare What's In A Name

Legacy systems. Legacy applications. Legacy modernization. Application migration. Legacy migration. Application modernization. Lift and shift. Wrapping, and now containerization are all terms used (and options available) when faced with an old(er) piece of software that is no longer fit for purpose (we’ll come back to what we mean by this later in the post). But are they all the same … Read More

Let’s Get Technical – Extensibility

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Extensibility

In our last post we discussed the Morphis low code development framework delivered with our modernized legacy applications to underpin their ongoing maintenance and enhancement. We left the extensibility discussion to this post. A discussion on extensibility is best illustrated with a real life case study for which we’ll use Ellucian and the modernization of their Banner® Student Information System … Read More